Self-Isolation Support Grant

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This is an application to apply for a taxable £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant.

Please be aware you will not be eligible if you meet the following:

  • been asked to self-isolate, be fully vaccinated and received a negative PCR result.

'Fully vaccinated' means that it's at least 14 days since you've had your final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

To qualify for a payment you must:

  • have been told to self-isolate by Test and Protect Scotland (or equivalent service from elsewhere in the UK) and have a positive PCR result; 
  • have been told to self-isolate by Test and Protect Scotland (or equivalent service from elsewhere in the UK) and haven't received a vaccine, or have only had one vaccine; or
  • have been notified by the Protect Scotland app (or equivalent app) to self-isolate and this requirement can be individually verified and haven't received a vaccine, or only had one vaccine; or
  • be the identified appropriate parent or primary carer of a child under 16 who has been required by the Test and Protect Service (or equivalent service) or a school-based Incident Management Team notification to self-isolate and the child hasn't received a vaccine, or only had one vaccine; or
  • be the identified appropriate carer of a person over 16 who has been required by the Test and Protect Service (of equivalent service), local public health director or a local Incident Management Team notification to self-isolate and that person hasn't received a vaccine, or have only had one vaccine.

In addition you must:

  • be employed or self-employed
  • have reduced earnings because you're unable to work from home
  • are assessed as having a low income, either:
  • be in receipt of a qualifying benefit, have been awarded but not yet received payment of, or would have an entitlement should an application be made
  • (or) be an individual who's gross income (before deductions) is less than £1,543.75 per month (£356.25 per week)
  • (or) your net household income (after tax, national insurance and pension contributions) is less than the amount stated for your family size. (as shown below)
  Monthly Weekly
Single with no children £1,459.52 £336.81
Single with one child £2,584.21 £596.35
Single with two children £3,252.45 £750.56
Single with three children £4,255.10 £984.69
Couple with no children £1,826.73 £421.55
Couple with one child £2,951.42 £681.09
Couple with two children £3,619.65 £835.30
Couple with three children £4,634.21 £1,069.43

We may require evidence from you to demonstrate that you qualify for the payment.

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